The Best Sneaker Stores in Toronto
Over the years, sneakers have become a staple for fashion. Since the 70s and even before that, the sneakers that you wear would indicate your sense of style. To this day this remains true, as the type of shoes that you wear can indicate how strong your “sneaker game” is. If you are looking for some new sneakers, you can take a look at some of the sneaker stores located across Toronto to fill out your wardrobe. With this in mind we have taken a good look around the city and determined the best sneaker stores in terms of selection. These sneaker stores each offer a large variety of sneaker types and you may even discover some rare finds at these locations.
Here are the best sneaker stores in Toronto:
When talking about store presentations, MILK Toronto may have one of the most unique displays in the city. The store is milk-themed as its name suggests, with sneakers being displayed on milk crates and a large glass container on display full of over 120 boxes of cereals. The store offers a variety of shoe brands including Puma, Asics and New Balance. The selection of shoes rotate every 60 days, where the store adds new shoes to stock and pays away the older ones. The most expensive shoe of the store is currently the Puma and The Weeknd Parallel collab which is priced around $275.
OD Toronto is one of the largest sneaker stores in Toronto that offer a variety of rare clothing including sneakers. The shop offers brands including Nike, Supreme, OVO and Bape: a hypebeast’s dreamland. The flashy layout of the store includes a Supreme pinball machine and a Key Master game that is filled with Supreme hoodies. In the centre of the store, there are a number of rare sneakers on display including Nike’s “Back To The Future” sneakers which have a value of approximately $70,000! While these sneakers are mainly for display only, the walls of the store contain many rare shoe models wrapped in protective covering such as Nike Air Maxes, many rare Jordan models and more. These shoes are on sale.
Located in the Queen West neighbourhood, Getoutside offers classic name-brand footwear for those to enjoy their time going around the city. Established in 1990, the store has been around for more than 25 years, supplying residents of Toronto with the trendy and rare shoes for a variety of occasions. The store contains over 140 Converse styles, 120 Vans styles, 120 Frye styles and even more brands including Clarks, Sorel and Timberland.
Founded in 2017, Hotbox Toronto was established to sell rare and authentic sneakers, clothing and other accessories. They have a large selection of sneaker brands including Nike, Jordan, Adidas and Yeezy. Many of the sneaker choices here are considered to be more rare than your average sneaker store, as some of the sneakers can cost up to $2000+ due to their rarity. Some of the rare shoes that they carry include the “Jordan 1 Retro High Off-White University Blue”, the “Jordan 6 Retro Travis Scott” and the “Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2”.
Livestock Roncesvalles is a sneaker store that offers an uncommon selection. The layout of the store is unique as the building has wooden floors and exposed brick walls, giving it a vintage type of look. The sneakers are put on display on LED stores located all around the wall of the store. Some of their rare shoe offerings include the “Adidas x Raf Simons Stan Smiths in pink” and “Black and blue Nike Huaraches”. Along with these shoes, they offer many other rare shoe models from Nike, Adidas, Jordan, Puma, Reebok and more.
These are the best sneaker stores in Toronto. We know that each of these sneaker stores offer their very own rare sneakers that cannot be found regularly, so feel free to check them out when you are looking to purchase a new pair of sneakers. To learn more about Toronto and what it has to offer, check out some more of our articles.